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Forum: European Delivery 02-20-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 30,993
Posted By scar
So I read this thread and many of the links but...

So I read this thread and many of the links but did not see anything on how trades work.

I am thinking of a new 3 or 5 and have a 2012 X5 to put into the deal. I took PErformance Center Delivery...
Forum: European Delivery 02-20-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 30,993
Posted By scar
So I read this thread and many of the links but...

So I read this thread and many of the links but did not see anything on how trades work.

I am thinking of a new 3 or 5 and have a 2012 X5 to put into the deal. I took PErformance Center Delivery...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-13-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By scar
Agree with waze as the up and comer. Especially...

Agree with waze as the up and comer. Especially if you have a co pilot the interactive features are great. Hit a major accident scene on 95 near savannah last week and waze gave us an immediate...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By scar
The cheapest and by far the best "upgrade" is to...

The cheapest and by far the best "upgrade" is to buy a garmin. BMW nav shamelessly sucks. It WILL let you down when you need it most AND/OR take you a longer, more inefficient route when you are in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,746
Posted By scar
Here is a twist - what if an owner already had...

Here is a twist - what if an owner already had some of the work covered under this bulletin done? Reimbursements?

How about if they had the work done at an Indy? SOL?

Any protocols from...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By scar
BMW nav sucks. Simple as that. I gave up on mine...

BMW nav sucks. Simple as that. I gave up on mine about three months after I took delivery. Buy a 150 dollar garmin if you want something that works. It looks stupid but I have one stuck to my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By scar
I am getting code - "2ea9 turbo coolant pump...

I am getting code - "2ea9 turbo coolant pump control line electrical".

OP, or anybody for that matter, do you recall if that is what your diagnosis was? Tia.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By scar
Another possibility - I had a hard time...

Another possibility - I had a hard time "adjusting" to the new world order of "free maintenance". My X5 didn't "ask" for an oil change in the early months.

I did force the issue at around 14.000...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By scar
I do get it and am going to try that Thursday....

I do get it and am going to try that Thursday. Thanks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By scar
Ah, just the guy I was hoping to attract to this...

Ah, just the guy I was hoping to attract to this thread! Thank you!

A fourth question: Are there aftermarket eccentric bolts that have more adjustment?

Still curious about what other...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By scar
Ah, just the guy I was hoping to attract to this...

Ah, just the guy I was hoping to attract to this thread! Thank you!

A fourth question: Are there aftermarket eccentric bolts that have more adjustment?

Still curious about what other...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By scar
Thanks. Good answer to one question. I will be...

Thanks. Good answer to one question. I will be heading in to my local indie Thursday. Will follow up to make the thread more useful.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By scar
Frozen eccentric bolt

Okay, this is a new one on me and I couldn't find anything in the e70 archives so bear with me.

Putting on dedicate set of snows today and as usual asked for four wheel alignment with the targets...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By scar
What comes after the e70 (fs 2012 5.0 MSport)

Okay, for those of you who don't want to read a rambling, washy washy post stop here.

My 2012 E70 just turned 80k and this seems like a decision point - take a huge depreciation hit or go the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-12-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By scar
I run dedicated summer 21's in the summer and...

I run dedicated summer 21's in the summer and 19's with snows in winter. Never really cared for all seasons.

Last set of summers I bought there were two choices, both expensive.

Please...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-04-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By scar
Other than the crappy BMW nav this is the most...

Other than the crappy BMW nav this is the most annoying issue I encounter. I too have been unable to figure out the pattern and now just head back into cockpit and press button on the dash. A minor...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-04-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By scar
Boy is that tempting. Mine is up to 77k and I...

Boy is that tempting. Mine is up to 77k and I love it but figure it is a ticking time bomb. Don't like the new body style.

I will be in PA next week - which dealer?

I'd probably get hosed on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-08-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By scar
Check that. Even pavement, not raven.

Check that. Even pavement, not raven.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-08-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By scar
If you post the print out of the alignment (often...

If you post the print out of the alignment (often shows before and after readings) you will get more useful answers. Regardless, pulling on a straight road with fresh raven pavement would have me...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,114
Posted By scar
Opinion alert. Another word for extended...

Opinion alert.

Another word for extended warranty is insurance. Insurance companies are in the business of NOT paying. They are for profit corporations. Corporations control government....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-04-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,114
Posted By scar
Really? I just looked in my crystal ball and it...

Really? I just looked in my crystal ball and it shows you having great fun in this truck. I did see some multi page service bills but the ball was not clear enough to see the amounts. If you send me...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By scar
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-05-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,374
Posted By scar
http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html...

http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html

Good one.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By scar
Be sure to invest in a smart alignment. Many...

Be sure to invest in a smart alignment. Many useful posts if you search.

I bought 21 inch ferric grey oem wheels with tires for summer (look sic with carbon black) and found out the hard way how...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-21-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,005
Posted By scar
Adaptive drive is awesome. Almost defies the laws...

Adaptive drive is awesome. Almost defies the laws of physics.

Comfort seats - especially after the five hour mark

Paddle shifters and auto hold at stop lights next to rice rockets.

HUD....
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